This can be sung as a call-and-response song, i.e. the leader sings the 1st and 3rd lines, the group sings the 2nd and 4th lines, or the leader sings lines 1, 3 and 4 and the group sings only line 2.


This song has been collected in a 1877 manuscript kept at the BNF (France National Library).


Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Ce sont trois navires de la flotte

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Translated by Monique Palomares with Lisa.